Questions tagged [audio]

Questions regarding the audio output of an Android device in general, rather than a specific audio topic, like music.

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link headphone volume to master volume

I have already asked this question on stack overflow without much luck so far, but i figured it might fair better here. I have an android TV (Philips 49PUS6401) I want to connect a surround sound ...
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Do not mute Sound on incoming notification - Android, YouTube

Is there an option to manage sound notification behaviour on a Android phone? Description: In the morning, I do watch YouTube lectures, but every minute or so I do receive Slack message, that mute ...
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How to force apps to use default notification sound or vibration?

Every other app has its own notification sound or vibration. Some apps have unpleasant notifications sounds or vibrations so long I think I'm receiving a call. I like my life simple: I want all apps ...
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Sound stops in mid-call (incoming sound only, outgoing sound is fine)

I have a bizarre problem and I don't know whether it's my phone (Samsung Galaxy S4), my Bluetooth headset (Plantronics Voyager Legend), my carrier (T-mobile) or our corporate conference call system (...
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What is causing my audio playback to slow down?

I frequently play long playlists on my Nexus 9 tablet, while it sits unused in any other way. Since updating to Marshmallow, the audio suddenly slows down to (at a guess) 50% normal speed after 90 to ...
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How to disable the droplet/beep sound of the lateral volume buttons on Samsung Galaxy A3?

I have a Galaxy A3 with Android 5.0.2 and when I press the sound buttons in order to turn the volume up or down, those buttons make a beep/droplet sound. How can I disable this sound? I know it was ...
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How can I set my phone to display all Wireless Emergency Alerts silently, without playing any sound?

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with CyanogenMod 12.1 (Android 5.1.1), and I want to silence the Emergency Alert (e.g. AMBER Alert) sounds without disabling the alerts entirely. A few places ...
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Google navigation audio stops - not pauses - audio playback

I'm not sure if this is the place to ask for help or not, but I'm getting desperate at this point, so apologies if this not the correct forum... Google maps will stop audio playback. I have tried ...
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How to check the status of and enable HD Voice on a Galaxy S4?

I would like to know if HD Voice is enabled on my device. If it's not, I would like to enable it. There used to be a very simple way of doing this by dialing *#0011# and then following instructions ...
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What is this annoying sound on my S3 running CM 11.0?

I'm running CyanogenMod 11.0 on my Galaxy S3 I9300, Android version 4.4.2. I didn't have this issue before installing CM, so I'm thinking it may be a CM sound. Basically, sometimes this sound keeps ...
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Media audio plays through front speaker?

I've got a Nexus 5 running stock 4.4.2, not rooted. Sometimes, seemingly at random, I will go to do something that plays sound (watch a YouTube video, play a podcast, etc) and the audio comes through ...
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Making SMS sound and other notifications play in speaker with headphones inserted

I would like to be able to go to sleep with headphones plugged into my S4 so that I can listen to podcasts, but then there is the problem that I don't hear SMS messages or calls during the night, ...
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Audio problems with my Vizio Tablet

I have the 8 inch Vizio tablet Model VTAB1008. The audio stops working out of no where. Even if I plug the headphones in, it doesn't work. Usually when I completely turn it off, and then turn it ...
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How to turn off/mute the USSD notification sound in Jelly Bean?

I recently got my Lava Iris 501's OS updated to 4.1.1 and now it even chimes whenever my operator sends me a 'Last Call/SMS/Data Cost' notification. This happens even on the Silent/Meeting modes also. ...
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In call Mute button sound. Can it be STOPPED?

Is there a way to set the MUTE button (the one on the in-call phone menu) to NOT make a sound when pressed. For instance, when I'm in conference calls on my GalaxyS4, and want to mute my microphone, I ...
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Making notifications easier to hear when listening to music

I would like to find some way to make it more likely for me to hear my notifications (mostly incoming SMS) while I'm playing music on my phone. The phone does vibrate, but that is of little help if I'...
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galaxy s3 - clicking/crackling sound when button is pressed on headset

I listen to music on my international galaxy s3 with the included headset quite a bit. I don't know if this is a feature or bug but whenever I press a button on the headset's controls (volume, skip ...
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Bluetooth headset kills other audio?

I have a bluetooth headset for voice calls on my HTC EVO 4G. When I connect it, voice calls work well, and other audio works before I try pressing the "call" button on the headset. The first time I ...
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Phone mutes ringer when I dismiss alarms

I have a Motorola Electrify (the Photon but on US Cellular) running Android 2.3.5. Sometimes when I dismiss my alarm in the morning, my phone mutes its ringer for some reason. I'm fairly sure it didn'...
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How to work bluetooth with asus eeepad?

Odd question.. How do I get my bluetooth headset to handle the audio/mic for my tablet?
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How can I digitally merge two sides of stereo into mono sound?

I'm deaf in one ear, which means I can't use earbuds as I can only hear one side. I've tried an adaptor that mixes both analogue signals electrically, but the sound quality is noticibly reduced. What ...
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Wireless display via Miracast without redirecting audio

I have an AnyCast device attached to my HDMI monitor (which has no audio capability). This is working fine with Miracast from my Samsung A71, using 'Separate App Sounds' to push the audio out through ...
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Help trouble shoot audio driver

So my audio stopped working after the upgrade to android 10. And I can not roll back to Android 9. Phone Samsung Note 9. Android 10. Need help understanding the start-up process in android. Which file ...
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Android Auto fails to start on the car monitor

ALL, I have a Samsung Galaxy Android Phone which runs "Android Version 10", "One UI Version 2.0". It is ATT phone. I also have a Subaru Crosstrek. The phone connected to the car ...
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AAC HE-AACv2 file replay on smartphone Cubot R15 Pro with Android 9.0 fails

AAC replay on smartphone Cubot R15 Pro with Android 9.0 fails When I tried to replay recorded music from www.afc.fm, my smartphone fails to replay it. MediaInfo reports the following info about the ...
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Xiaomi mi a2 lite stuck on headphones mode

I was doing a mod with my car for an aux input mod but along the way I had to try different pinouts on my radio pcb to get the signal into it from my phone and unfortunately I damaged the phone audio ...
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Audio on my phone while using earphones is sometimes good and sometimes isn't

I have Android 10, phone is Umidigi F2 Sometimes when I use my earphones audio is good but sometimes it's bad. I can't find any reason for that, for example I'll use my phone for some time while ...
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How to force android to use Bluetooth for telephony? (if bluetooth is connected)

I have some problems with Android telephony in my car. I connect my android phone over bluetooth with the car (the radio has a build-in telephone function). Since the car does not support bluetooth ...
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How do I record audio of application when sharing screen on Zoom (Android)?

I am using Android's Zoom application to screen share with other people. They all see my screenshare fine, but the audio from the application is mute. I can mute and unmute the hardware microphone (it ...
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How to block an app from accessing my speaker?

How do I prevent an app from playing audio on an Android?
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Why does the official AOSP website discourage OEMs from implementing support for audio accesory mode usb c to aux adapters?

I stumbled across some documentation from the AOSP project that encourages OEMs to only support digital to analog usb c to aux jack adapters which contain their own dac to convert the digital audio ...
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How to make a notification vibrate and sound once, and then ideally be muted afterward?

What I am looking to do is, get a notification as normal with vibration and sound, and then any further notifications from that app I want to not vibrate. For context, it would be the most helpful for ...
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Facebook Messenger keeps on playing sound in notification

I'm using facebook Messenger on a Samsung Galaxy S9. Since a few months now, Messenger keeps on playing a notification sound when receiving chat messages even when I change the sound to Silent. Let's ...
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Real time switching for playing audio as microphone input for online speaking in external app

I like to play my podcast played from some other apps like Telegram or Castbox into my realtime mic which is played in another app like Hangouts or WhatsApp conference, two-person calls, or for ...
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How to set ringer modes on Android 7?

In Android 7, where are the various ringer modes? They seem to have disappeared or been hidden. Before, in previous versions, it had 3 modes: Silent, Vibrate, Normal. Where have this icon and mode ...
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inject recorded audio in an in-going call

I need to inject a recorded voice during a live call to test the network, how can I do that? I got a rooted device working on Qualcomm MSM9889 soc.
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Can I increase the volume of the end-of-call beep?

According to this article, Google softened the end-of-call beep to an almost inaudible level following customer feedback. I happened to like the beep because it made it easy to know if a call had been ...
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Why does my headset swallow the notification sounds?

I've used the Blueparrott B250-XT+ headset for many years now. I love this headset, and I found it after trying a bunch of other models. I have 4 of these now. (My phone is a OnePlus 5T, OxygenOS ...
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Media playback continues LOUDLY when bluetooth headphones disconnect

My media playback continues LOUDLY out of the phone speakers when my bluetooth headphones disconnect. I have a OnePlus 5t. On an older, version media playback (podcasts, spotify, and everything ...
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How to automatically normalize loudness system-wide?

I have to constantly adjust the volume, especially to turn down ads and loud action scenes or dramatic soundtrack swells in video, but turn up to keep dialog audible, etc. I need something that does ...
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How to force audio output?

I'm looking for a way to force audio output when i call someone : I have a galaxy S7 connected to a bluetooth earphone and a bluetooth smartswatch. When I call someone with the smartswatch, the ...
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Does the Android OS supports playing two or more audios simultaneously?

Does the Android OS supports playing two or more audios simultaneously ? I am asking this because I have seen some apps playing audio without stopping the audio that's already playing in the ...
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Workaround for aux socket partial damage

So basically, I must have damaged the jack socket of my Redmi Note 3 (OS: Android 6.0.1 MMB29M) - now with any kind of headset (I've tried many!) I can only hear some audio channels, while the rest is ...
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Audio file opened by itself?

This morning I woke up to the alarm on my phone, as I snoozed it I noticed that the Total Commander player had a notification open, with an audio file open but on hold. When I tapped on play I got ...
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Disable or change audio ducking (lowering)?

The audio ducking feature seems to let apps decide to lower its volume or pause playback while a notification from another app is playing. Even though this feature is turned on by default, I am ...
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Nox player sound not working?

I just installed NOx player and at first it's sound was working, I played some games but after some hours as I closed it and restarted it, since then at starting the sound first plays and then in 2 to ...
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Pixel 2 repeatedly playing a sound alert without explanation, what does it mean? (Sound included)

My Pixel 2 has gone crazy in the last few days. Maybe related to the latest Android update that I got a few days ago, but I'm not sure. I recognize the sound (I have heard it earlier) but it has ...
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Is phone call quality different depending on the connectivity standard?

I've been trying to figure out how to achieve the best audio quality in phone calls, and part of it is finding out whether GSM, CDMA, LTE or other standards/technologies compress the audio the same ...
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How to use Bluetooth headphones as only output?

While using phone mic as input. My Bluetooth headphones don't support stereo and mic at the same time so I wondering if I could use phone mic while using Bluetooth headphones. I tried using SoundAbout ...
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How to set two different sound levels for two different sounds played simultaneously from two applications?

I'm using Poweramp Music Player (in the background) to play music, and MX Player (in the foreground) to play videos (video lectures). What I'm looking for is to play music in the background with a ...

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